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Eurobrace FMP250 and FMP350 - Residential Environments - Max height 1000mm
Description

A FMP EUROBRACE balustrade is designed to allow water to pass underneath the bottom edge of the glass.

Key Features

 - FMP Eurobrace creates a gap under the glass that allows water to egress underneath the glass and over the edge of the deck.

 - FMP Eurobrace are available in two styles;

 1) Core drilled minipost

 2) Base plate minipost

 

 - The base plate FMP can be fixed into timber substrates

Scope of Use

FMP Eurobrace is designed to be used as;

 - Balustrades for External Decks and Stairwells

 - Balustrades for Internal Decks, Stairwell, Landings and Mezzanine Floors

FMP Eurobrace can be attached to the following substrates;

 - Concrete

 - Timber

 

FMP Eurobrace complies with the New Zealand building code and glazing standards used in conjunction with the following Viridian Glass types and Euroglass systems;

SAFE: Viridian's toughened safety glass and Euroglass interlinking rail system. Euroglass offers three interlinking rail systems;

 1) Squareline

 2) Roundline

 3) Archline

SAFEST: Viridian's toughened SENTRYGLAS® laminated safety glass.  SENTRYGLAS® incorporated with a Euroglass System offers a pure clean and clear traditional frameless barrier.

 

 

FMP Eurobrace is made from 316 marine grade stainless steel.

Statement of Building Code Compliance

Rated to be used up to a very high wind zone (1.76Kpa or less)

 This proprietary balustrade system complies with New Zealand Building Code Clauses;

 

 B1 - Structure and B1/VM1

 B2 - Durability

 F2 - Hazardous Building Materials

 F4 - Safety from Falling

 D1 - Access routes (complies with the use of a handrail in accordance with NZBC D1/AS1)

 

Based on barrier loads taken from AS/NZS1170.0 FMP Eurobrace can be used for Residential Occupancy Types;

 A - Domestic and residential activities

All areas within or serving exclusively one dwelling including stairs, landings etc. but excluding external balconies and edges of roofs (see C3)

A Other - Domestic and residential activities

Other residential (see also C)

C3 - Areas without obstacles for moving people and not susceptible to overcrowding.

Stairs, landings, external balconies, edges of roofs

Taken from table 3.3AS/NZS1170.1

 

Maximum glass height from the finished floor level is 1200mm using Viridian's safety glass options according to 22.4.3 and Table 14 of NZS4223.3:2016 are;

 - 12mm toughened safety glass with interlinking rail

 

 - 13.52mm toughened SENTRYGLAS® laminated safety glass  (SENTRYGLAS® is a stiff interlayer that complies with 22.4.3 (c) of NZS4223.3:2016)

Literature
Drawings
Installation Details
Other Literature
Cleaning and Maintenance of Stainless Steel
Euroglass - Brackets and Gap Clamps
Euroglass - Handrail Range 2017
Euroglass - Request for balustrade PS1 v4
Glass Aftercare
Occupancy Table AS-NZS 1170
Selection of Side Mounted Interlinking Rails to NZS 4223.3-2016 version 7
Selection of Top-Capped Interlinking Rails to NZS 4223.3-2016 version 3
Taking Care of Powder Coated Surfaces
CAD/PDF Details
FMP mini post for specifier

Euroglass are a division of Viridian Glass dedicated to the design and installation of custom glass systems.

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